Why do we accede to the narrative? Why do we let those who are the self declared enemies of the gospel. who mock and despise us, set the agenda.
Paul has a one word answer. Cowardice. We are afraid to suffer, because the courts are against us.
We are afraid that the gospel will be called Hate Speech. We know Sharia will not.
Upon waking, you find that laws against hate speech, and laws against discrimination, and reasonable gun safety laws, and laws against the abuse of drugs, mean that the First Amendment, the Second, and the Fifth have been abrogated.
For speaking a word or cracking a joke that offends an unspoken and unwritten set of rules called Political Correctness, you can be fired, harassed, demonized, vilified, and, as of February 2017 AD, you can be peppersprayed and beaten with rods by masked thugs, and you, not the thugs, will be condemned as the wrongdoer on television. You should not have provoked them.
Their fascism will be called the traditional American way of punching Nazis, and your freedom of speech will be called fascism.
Your free speech will be denounced as violence; their violence will be protected as free speech.
Also, the police, in the name of a war on drug dealers, can seize your property without a warrant. In the name of the War on Terror, as an American citizen, you can be killed by an unmanned aerial vehicle without a trial, without a hearing, without any due process.
Questioning why, you are told that these things are needed for the preservation of law and order against internal corruption and external enemies, as well as the elimination of that bigotry which imposes on the civil rights, hence the liberty and equality, of minorities and sexual perverts, whose rights now trump yours.
Do not ever expect consistency from the wicked. Their side is the side of chaos, their trolling will be more effective (Elfwick bringing a transgendered person to a mosque would only be bested if he ate a bacon Buttie on the way) and the law will be applied in a way that fulfils the narrative.
This we know.
But we also know that the wicked will not have peace. The virtue cycle does not end. Moreover, they are the ones that bring the wrath of God upon us all, and double down on their depravity when times do become bad, putting all blame on the righteous, and cursing God.
16 For I will not continually accuse, nor will I always be angry;
for then the spirits would grow faint before me, even the souls that I have made.
17 Because of their wicked covetousness I was angry;
I struck them, I hid and was angry; but they kept turning back to their own ways.
18 I have seen their ways, but I will heal them; I will lead them and repay them with comfort,
creating for their mourners the fruit of the lips.
19 Peace, peace, to the far and the near, says the LORD; and I will heal them.
20 But the wicked are like the tossing sea that cannot keep still;
its waters toss up mire and mud.
21 There is no peace, says my God, for the wicked.
11See what large letters I make when I am writing in my own hand! 12It is those who want to make a good showing in the flesh that try to compel you to be circumcised — only that they may not be persecuted for the cross of Christ. 13Even the circumcised do not themselves obey the law, but they want you to be circumcised so that they may boast about your flesh. 14May I never boast of anything except the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world. 15For neither circumcision nor uncircumcision is anything; but a new creation is everything! 16As for those who will follow this rule — peace be upon them, and mercy, and upon the Israel of God.
17From now on, let no one make trouble for me; for I carry the marks of Jesus branded on my body.
18May the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit, brothers and sisters. Amen.
We are seeing this locally. It is Waitangi day (Pro tip for Kiwis: avoid OZ on Australia day and NZ on Waitangi day and you will miss a lot of antifa demonstrating) and the destruction of this as a day of significance continues. When they Marae do not accept correction from a Maori MP who has attended Waitangi for six decades (from when he was 13) then things are very wrong. Linking to this on the borg because the comments make the point.
Walked away from Te Tii Marae at Waitangi today, after being told to move away while talking to the news media. Sad day after attending Waitangi since 13 years of age.
We were outside the entrance which is not a private place, so we had every right to be there.
This behaviour is an abomination.
The media has been banned from going on to the marae this year, after they refused the demand to pay for the privilege of reporting the event for the public.
It is a disgrace, counter-productive and reflects badly on this country’s history and the significance of Waitangi Day.
This is not part of the tradition.
It’s not good for Maori or this country.
The groups involved need to sort it out.
If we live rightly, there will be opposition. The left belongs to Chulthu and to its master Hades. We should not be of them.
In Christ alone there is peace. Let the antifa rage. We will not be like them.